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“Food doesn't warrant the fancy price”
Review of Liberty Oak

Liberty Oak
Ranked #49 of 951 Restaurants in Greensboro
Price range: US$ 7 - US$ 30
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Liberty Oak Restaurant and Bar is a family owned restaurant operated by Chef Kristofer W Reid. Liberty Oak has been providing great tasting, innovative American cuisine with top notch service for over 35 years. It is located in the heart of downtown Greensboro with a convenient parking deck beside it. We are recognized as one of the city's favorite gathering spots. We occupy Greensboro's oldest commercial building (circa 1883), complete with a historic tin ceiling and original oak wood floors accentuated with photos of historic Greensboro. Longtime food critic John Bachelor cited Liberty Oak as "The restaurant that started it all for Greensboro" by being the first to offer innovative, freshly prepared and moderately priced American cuisine. Named by Southern Living Magazine as one of the top "204 food finds in the south in the "uptown foods" category. We offer a full bar, patio seating, Saturday brunch, and a space for private parties. We now offer catering! Call for resevations.
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Tried this place for dinner with fellow business colleagues. This is pricier dinning for the amount and quality. I had a steak with blackened asparagus and mashed sweet potatoes. The steak had too much gristle, not enough meat, the asparagus was spicy hot (yes I did mean spicy hot) and the sweet potatoes had no appeal. Well over $100 for a dinner for 4 and not much to show for it. Skip this place. You'll find much better in downtown Greensboro.

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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Last weekend I stopped in on a complete whim while waiting on a delayed flight. Id been for lunch before and enjoyed it but didn't rave about it. I realized that of all the times I eat out, I rarely ever converse with the staff. I realized this bc I had a really interesting and funny conversation with Peter. I give this place 5 stars and would give more for one reason. -A good enough mixture of ambiance, good cocktails, good food and good staff turned a would-be quick stop for one drink turned into a full-night with several drinks, dinner, more drinks, and a return trip almost immediately. Congrats to the new owners new! This will be a new regular spot! Lovin what y'all are doin!

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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

My cousins had a girls night here & absolutely loved every minute! From the moment we walked in the door the chef, Kris greeted us & gave us some onsite to the menu. Then his brother, Will (they are the NEW owners) made sure our night was perfect. The food was amazing (the Lobster Ravioli, Asian sea bass & seafood risotto) the cocktails were delicious & we had a fantastic evening! Whenever I come back to Greensboro this will be my first stop!

Thank MoniqueM74
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

Liberty Oak is a nice place to eat and very convenient to other downtown areas. Its not spectacular but a good, solid place to eat. I do feel it is overpriced.

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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch with a co-worker. Pretty simple menu with sandwiches and salads mostly. I ordered the special - a pecan crusted chicken sandwich with fruit.

Food tasted great, and was out quick. Server was speedy and polite. Meal was $15 with tip. Like the atmosphere of the place - being downtown there are plenty of parking lots nearby.

I'll certainly return for lunch again.

Thank Ryan K
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